Young Leaders Retreat: 2019

Tonga Youth Leaders launched 2019 with a 3 day Young Leaders Retreat that brought in up to 15 of Tonga’s top young leaders from Tonga’s National Youth Council, youth-led organisations, Church youth groups, and from the Outer-Islands.

Over the 3 day retreat participants had the opportunity to:

  1. Contribute to the drafting of Tonga’s first National Youth Policy by meeting and speaking with Tonga’s assigned National Youth Policy consultant, Mr. Leonaitasi Hoponoa.
  2. Draft the outline for the world’s first ever Youth Advisory Sub-Committee to Parliament
  3. Share knowledge, experiences and opportunities with each other to help give guidance on how to further develop collectively as young leaders.
  4. Private talanoa on “Motivation and achieving goals” with Footballer, Pita Taumoepenu from the San Francisco 49ers.

Sponsors: HRH Crown Princess Sinaitakala Tuku’aho, Ministry of Internal Affairs: Youth Division and Tanoa International Dateline Hotel